Asheville Makes Outdoor Magazine's List of Best River Town.
|Experience fall color by boat.|
Two things stood out among Asheville commenters: water and beer.
“Time to marry Beer City USA with the Best River Town Ever,” says local Julie Mayfield.
|Stand-up Paddle Boarding along the French Broad River.|
“There’s a national park—the Blue Ridge Parkway—and two world-famous trails, Mountains-to-Sea and the Appalachian, that run through the city or nearby,” notes Chris Cavanaugh, president of Magellan Strategy Group.
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And the recreational opportunities are only getting better: in March, the city will debut its new marathon, which runs through the meadows and gardens of the 8,000-acre historic Biltmore Estate.